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If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful walk, this is the place. Walking through these fading... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A uniquie look into Victoria's history and the people who made it. Walk along and visit the... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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A Victorian-style cemetery containing the earthly remains of Vancouver's most prominent families.
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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful walk, this is the place. Walking through these fading stones can be a humbling experience.

Thank Derek F
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A uniquie look into Victoria's history and the people who made it. Walk along and visit the resting places of famous and infamous person living in Victoria throughout the last two hundred years

Thank maryann10have
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This place should not be missed by somebody who is interested in the history of Victoria and Vancouver Island as well as by someone who likes cemeteries. There are tours available during the weekend. We like this place for its beautiful location, the interesting head-stones,...More

Thank dundr2015
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This history-rich cemetery is a great place to sit and read, contemplate life, or enjoy a coffee. Famous people are buried here, including Billy Barker, Sir James Douglas, and Emily Carr. The gravestones are quite interesting - you see the evolution of the different shapes...More

Thank violetsunderfoot
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I had an amazing time for 2 hours (could have spent longer) walking around this large cemetery. Not only did I discover first Premier of BC`s grave, but also other important figures, artists (Emily Carr is here!), and so on; I also met a small...More

Thank katighosthunter
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The grounds are uneven underfoot so you need proper footwear. I found it tough going as I’m no longer young. Some beautiful headstones and statuary and a look into the past and the early settlers, sailors and adventurers . If you enjoy cemetery visits it’s...More

Thank 1939heathera
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I am not generally a person who goes sight seeing in a cemetery, but it was recommended. I am glad I went. Beautifully kept grounds. Saw a deer rest by a stone. Viewed Emily Carr’s plot and stone. Visiting sites that go back to early...More

Thank IslandPrairieGirl
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

If you like walking around old cemeteries and looking at headstones that date back to the 1800’s, this is a nice well kept cemetery to stroll through.

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Take a stroll through this ancient cemetery, it is so interesting to look at the gravestones, some really old. You'll find deer all over and they just look at you as if to ask "what are you doing here?" Perfect place for an afternoon stroll.

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

I visited here because I have pioneer ancestors buried here. If you are looking for a specific grave, check online to find the area the person is buried in first. Without this information in hand it is unlikely you will find the grave you are...More

Thank Eric L
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